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Summer course for the study of the arts in Flanders
The Summer course for the study of the arts in Flanders is a joint initiative of the Flemish Art Collection, the Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp, the Groeninge Museum Bruges, the University of Ghent, the Catholic University of Louvain, the Rubenianum and the Flemish Research Centre for the Arts in the Burgundian Netherlands. The first edition of the summer course titled The age of van Eyck in...
Hans Memling, 'Man with a Roman coin', KMSKA, Antwerp.
The exhibition Memling. Rinascimento Fiammingo (Scuderie del Quirinale, Rome) sets out to provide the audience the opportunity, for the very first time in Italy, to gain an insight into the art of Hans Memling (circa 1435-1494). Hans Memling was the most important painter in Bruges between 1465 and 1494. The exhibition is curated by Till-Holger Borchert, chief curator of the Groeninge Museum in...
Carved Flemish Altarpieces in Spain
‘Part of this absolutely exceptional production of altarpieces, renowned not only for its quantity, but also for its quality, was manufactured in series and mainly came from the two outstanding artistic centres in the Duchy of Brabant: Brussels was the main production centre in the XV century and, from the 1500s, the city shared its leading role with altarpiece manufacture in Antwerp which, in...
Intermediary results restoration Ghent Altarpiece
On 20 June 2014, the conservation-restoration team, along with professors from the University of Ghent and Leuven, put forward the intermediary results for the restoration of the Ghent Altarpiece in the Museum of Fine Arts in Ghent. The restoration and conservation campaign for the Ghent Altarpiece (1432), the masterpiece of the Brothers van Eyck began in October 2012. The restoration studio is...
Summer Course for the Study of the Arts in Flanders
The Groeninge Museum in Bruges and the Flemish Research Centre for the arts in the Burgundian Netherlands coordinate the first edition of the Summer Course for the Study of the Arts in Flanders. The summer course is a joint initiative. The aim of the summer course is to bring to Flanders, annually, a select group of 18 national and international, highly qualified young researchers. They will be...
Ghent Altarpiece International Study Day
The Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage (KIK/IRPA) and the University of Ghent (UGent) are honoured to announce the Ghent Altarpiece International Study Day that will take place in Ghent on 10 September 2014. This is one day before the renowned Symposium XIX for the Study of Underdrawing and Technology in Painting in Bruges (11-13 September 2014). The day is intended for art-historians,...
Musea Brugge Research School
The Flemish Research Centre for the Arts in the Burgundian Netherlands is organising the first edition of its Museum Research School in 2014-2015. The innovative formula of this Musea Brugge Research School allows motivated art history students to study 15th and 16th century art works from the Bruges museum collections in depth, as part of a select group of other students, docents, and curators...
Brothers Van Eyck, Ghent Altarpiece, 1432, Saint-Bavo Cathedral, Ghent.
Art Historian Dr. Elisabeth Dhanens passed away on 11 March 2014 at the age of ninety-eight. Dhanens was a doctor in the history of Art. From 1946 until 1952, she was associated with the Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage in Brussels. She was the inspector of art patrimony with the provincial government of East Flanders from 1952 until 1976. Dhanens was an honourary member of the Royal Flemish...
'Apostle Altarpiece', Saint Dimpna Church, Geel
The Minister of Culture for Flanders, Joke Schauvliege, has placed the Saint Dimpna Church's Apostle Altarpiece in Geel on the Topstukkenlijst (List of Masterpieces). The Topstukkenlijst contains engaging cultural heritage of the Community of Flanders that enjoy a privileged protection. Cultural assets on the Topstukkenlijst are viewed as rare and invaluable for the Community of Flanders. In 2011...
Mantelpiece to Charles V, Brugse Vrije, Bruges.
Ethan Matt Kavaler (Acting Chair and Professor Graduate Department of the History of Art University of Toronto (Canada)) was invited by the  Flemish Research Centre for the Arts in the Burgundian Netherlands
 for a lecture on the Bruges Mantelpiece to Charles V. The Flemish Research Centre for the Arts in the Burgundian Netherlands is an initiative of the Groeninge Museum in Bruges. The...